Due to your response I went to the tutorial again and went through every step in preparation to seeing what all I needed to post.* Upon re-re-re reading the directions I saw what the author was implying (different from what he was saying) and did that and... it worked
On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 12:04 AM, Todd O'Bryan <email@example.com> wrote:
Can you post the .desktop file you created, and we'll see if there's a problem.
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 8:47 AM, David Groos <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A program that's very important to the other teachers and my own classroom
> use is CmapTools.* It has it's own graphical install but doesn't add itself
> to a menu.* I've made a launcher (that shows up on my own desktop) and
> CmapTools works great as a localapp (doesn't work well as a thin client
> app).* I've worked to get this launcher in all users menu using "How To Add
> an Item To The GNOME Menu For All Users" which is clear and I can follow,
> but even though I can accurately follow it, I can't get the menu item to
> show up in the menu.
> Would someone in the know look at that tutorial and see if they see a flaw
> in it--maybe it needs a tweak for 10.04?* Maybe a tweak for LTSP?
> Since I couldn't get it to work, for myself I finally made a launcher, put
> it in a shared folder, had students, 'drag and drop it' onto their desktop,
> open properties/permissions, check 'executable' box and then they could use
> it.* But that takes valuable science learning time and there are practical
> problems (students absent, etc) so I really need a simpler solution before
> the other teachers use it.
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